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Out Of The Lockerbie Bombing, A Bond And A 'Letter Of Note'

Audie Cornish speaks with Frank Ciulla about a poignant letter cherished by his family. It was written after his father was killed in the Lockerbie bombing in 1988.
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'Birdman' Tracks A Comeback In (Seemingly) One Long Take

NPR film critic Bob Mondello says Birdman is an entertainingly complicated jigsaw puzzle — in both storytelling and technique.
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At London's Tincan, Eating Canned Fish Is The Height Of Luxury

One of the city's newest restaurants aims to elevate canned fish to an object of desire. There's no kitchen and no chef. The owners argue that tinned goods can be a greener gourmet choice.
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For Howard University's Yardfest, A New Era Begins

The most famous event of Howard University's annual homecoming weekend — the campus gathering known as Yardfest — is quite different this year.

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Michael Keaton: As An Actor, You Must Lock In And Let Go

"I've got to stay 100 percent present," Keaton says. He is currently starring in Birdman, a dark comedy about an aging movie star who once played a superhero — a role he can't quite get over.
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Poetry In Motion: Prima Ballerina Retires After 3-Decade Career

Wendy Whelan, 47, will give her final performance with the New York City Ballet on Saturday. NPR spent time with the dancer as she prepared for her goodbye.
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Birth Photographer Lives For The Moment

Photographing childbirth isn't always easy or convenient, but Emily Goodstein says it's a deeply rewarding job.

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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, Oct. 16

You can see an independent film that hits close to home or see a comedy about a little person looking for love.

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Mindy Kaling On Refusing To Be An Outsider And Sexism On Set

The comedian says she often forgets that as an Indian-American woman who's not pencil thin, she's kind of a new thing for broadcast TV. But, she says, "I refuse to view myself in such terms."
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'Citizenfour' Charts The Early Days Of Snowden's NSA Revelations

Melissa Block speaks with documentary filmmaker Laura Poitras about her new film, Citizenfour that charts her meeting with Edward Snowden and his subsequent revelations about government surveillance.

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